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12/17/03: Saddams Last Stand

Five years ago this week Saddam Hussein was captured in a spiderhole near his hometown of Tikirt. Just days later Scott Pelley reported from the Iraqi leaders hideout and retraced the military action.

A Nobel peace prize winner’s appeal


Martti Ahtisaari, Finland’s former president and international mediator, has been awarded the Nobel peace prize. In his acceptance speach in Norway, Ahtisaari called on Barack Obama, the US president-elect, to do more in order to bring peace to the Middle East. Al Jazeera’s Hamish MacDonald reports.